This hand occurred during the last level with the blinds at 500/1,000. Action folded to Pierre Neuville on the button and he raised to 2,600. In the big blind was Chris Moore and he reraised to 6,900. Neuville made the call and the flop came down . Moore bet 7,000 and Neuville called.
The landed on the turn and Moore fired 12,000. Neuville quickly folded and Moore won the pot.
Moore is a player that tends to fly under the radar as he blends in very well into the field. He has over $2.1 million in live tournament earnings and is coming off of an eighth-place finish in Event 12: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em for $56,380. Last year, Moore ran extremely deep in the World Series of Poker Main Event before finishing in 21st place for over $300,000. He has numerous other large scores on his record and we've highlighted some of them below.
- 2007 $10,000 Wynn Classic: 3rd - $192,060
- 2008 $10,000 Wynn Classic: 1st - $692,286
- 2009 $9,900 L.A. Poker Classic Heads-Up Championship: 2nd - $190,000
- 2009 World Poker Tour $9,500 Bay 101 Shooting Stars: 3rd - $291,500
- 2009 WSOP $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em: 4th - $82,322
- 2010 $10,000 L.A. Poker Classic Heads-Up Championship: 1st - $147,200